A commercial building made out of shipping crates is proposed for the North Loop and will be considered by the Minneapolis Planning Commission Committee of the Whole on March 27.SEE ALSO: The Uptown bro-plexesThe project, located at the intersection of North 4th Street and 5th Avenue North, is the w ... More >>
Before Wednesday's Lyle Lovett show at the Minnesota Zoo's Weesner Family Amphitheater, the stage will be dedicated to the woman who made it a premiere concert destination. For almost 20 years, independent concert promoter Sue McLean nurtured Music in the Zoo into a diverse series that revamped the ... More >>
With Mark Andrew and Betsy Hodges emerging at the leading candidates to replace R.T. Rybak as Minneapolis mayor, the Jackie Cherryhomes campaign decided to try and raise her profile with a viral ad.SEE ALSO: Minnesota for Marriage's Hinckley rally was also full of fail [VIDEO] Problem is, they viola ... More >>
"Well, it's nice to meet you all! It's my first show ever in Minneapolis, and I'm thrilled you're all here," announced a beaming Lianne La Havas three songs into her set last night at the Varsity Theater. "I have a question for you all, and I think I already know the answer to this, but I'm gonna as ... More >>
Lianne La Havas is the latest national treasure to pour out of Britain's seemingly endless pool of talented singer-songwriters. She's the girl with the warm, soulful voice, offbeat style (like nerd-girl-hot, with buttoned-up-to-the-collar shirts and a tight bun piled on top of her head and pulled to ... More >>
One day after Jim Graves hit the airwaves with his first TV ad, Michele Bachmann counter-punched with a new ad of her own.SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- Controversial Stillwater bridge project approved by U.S. House-- Michele Bachmann is makin ... More >>
See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion. Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>
Related:River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupSoundset 2012 lineup announced, includes Big K.R.I.T.Slideshow: Skrillex at Skyway TheatreU2 at TCF Bank Stadium, 7/23/11 The inaugural running of the River's Edge Music Festival will bring Tool, Dave Matthews Band, Diplo, the Flaming ... More >>
After a disappointing holiday season, Target dropped its lead ad agency. Fresh off news that Santa gave Target a lump of goal this Christmas, the company is making changes. Target has dropped Portland-based Wieden and Kennedy, the company's lead advertising agency for the past six years.
Pretty much everything about this summer's U2 show at TCF Bank was mammoth in scale -- that claw, that year-long wait when the show was delayed, that 60,000-person crowd -- and will go down as one of the largest tours to hit the Twin Cities this year. To help wrap our brains around just how monum ... More >>
The presale for Kanye West and Jay-Z's joint "Watch the Throne" tour was slated to begin at 10 a.m. in Minneapolis via concert promoters Live Nation. As the clock ticked to 10:01 a.m. today, many Twin Cities fans flooded to the Live Nation site, only to be greeted by a list of dates that doesn't ... More >>
Photo: st33voNot what the doctor orderedOops. For about two months there, inmates at the Moose Lake Correctional Facility, including some sex offenders, were getting racy after-hours HBO and Showtime shows on their televisions.Corrections officers had reported the "pornographic" programming c ... More >>
U2's entire US tour, including their stop in Minneapolis at the TCF Bank Stadium on June 27, is being postponed until 2011 due to Bono's recent back injury. Bono was discharged from a hospital in Munich today after undergoing emergency back surgery last Friday, and will be entering a rehabilitati ... More >>
Caribou Coffee's new logo looks less like a caribou than one of the strangest looking animals on the planet.
Hormel's funny, polished new ads are totally Super Bowl worthy. And Pepperoni Minis? Maybe not so much.
The best of Britain's commercials screens again this year at the Walker.
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Bono and the boys plan to bring some elevation to the new home of Gophers football.
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Struggling daily cuts to the core business, which doesn't include targeted mailings.
Wednesday, 6:58 p.m., the Channel 5 studios somewhere in the Hubbard Empire complex on University Avenue, where Minneapolis meets St. Paul.
Just two years ago, the Minneapolis Fire Department drew some criticism for selling advertising space on its trucks as a potential revenue generator. The criticism passed, but apparently the need for money didn't: The contract is likely to be renewed soon.
Scarborough Research, the leading market research firm for identifying shopping and lifestyle blah blah blah, just released the results of a recent survey on the nation's beer drinking habits. One juicy factoid that we'll use to prop up our reckless consumption is that beer drinkers tend to have hig ... More >>
MPLS [heart] Clear Channel: The semantics of ownership The most striking thing about Tuesday's debate over the future of the Hennepin theaters was that a majority of the Minneapolis City Council has no qualms about getting in bed with Clear Channel Entertainment. The second most striking thing was t ... More >>
Cracks in the Clear Channel Empire Media Giant Loses $90M in Chicago suit Hot on the heels of word that Clear Channel had posted a $4.7 billion loss for the 4th quarter of 2004 comes this news that the radio behemoth is facing additional expense: a Chicago jury has awarded another $90 million ... More >>
Close on the heels of our Clear Channel story, the radio giant posted a momentous $4.7 billion loss in the fourth quarter of 2004--chump change compared to the $18.4 billion charge-off by Viacom. If you wondered whether internet advertising and satellite radio were cutting into the proceeds of radi ... More >>
CitySearch prepares to replace Sidewalk with something more concrete
How a Minneapolis consulting trio discovered the "iconogasm," and other tales from the trendspotting business.
Table for Two at the Tower of Babel: In print and radio ads, Leeann Chin's "Yeung Chao" fried rice becomes a more Minnesotan "Young Jewel."